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Grazers: freshly open for the season

It’s a Thursday afternoon, and the Grazers restaurant patio is bustling. Zoo visitors relax in the sun, savor a cool drink and enjoy a fresh meal while in the heart of their local zoo.

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Grazers: Fresh, Local, Savoury

If you’ve been to the zoo during the last year, you might have stopped into Grazers for a bite to eat. A new seasonal restaurant at the zoo, Grazers is a family friendly dining experience that emphasizes locally sourced ingredients.

By sourcing locally we are able to reduce our environmental footprint, a commitment that is important to the zoo as an organization, and to the staff. Sous Chef James Neilson said it best in an interview last year; “It’s important to me to continue to challenge myself and always try to raise the bar. I would also like to educate people on the importance of eating locally and sustainably, and the affect that it has on conservation.”

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New zoo restaurant- Grazers!


Did you know- we’re launching a new upscale restaurant? As part of the zoo’s restoration, we’re opening Grazers. This restaurant located right in the heart of the park (across from our Chilean flamingos) will feature locally grown products and healthy options all while giving guests incredible views of our gardens and animals.

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